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2005 Ford ExplorerReview
tzarjames writes:
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basically a good vehicle very solid engine, but the suspension is awful very very very weak expect to replace bearings and ball joints all too often. If the transfer case hasnt been replaced expect that to be coming soon. That said these cars will get you through the worst snow season.

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Guru9W3XZ7 writes:
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Found car all around practical for my needs nice drive for the money and has alot of features in it

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2005 Ford ExplorerReview
Antwoine writes:
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Looks like great deal for age of vehicle. Check vin info and do your homework.

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2005 Ford Explorer XLT V8Review
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Not A Large Suv But Sill Has The Comfort And Higher Ride. — A larger vehicle will always get less gas mileage, so there isn't anything you can do about that. Considering how much less room there is between the Explorer and the Expedition I would go back to the Expedition for my next vehicle. You can't beat it for road trips. I love not having to worry about packing too much! The Explorer is a great vehicle, but just a little bit too small when you have a long distance to travel and a lot of suitcases and things to take along. As far as mechanics and handling, I don't think you can beat Ford.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: The over all look of this car is appealing if you like a "meatier" look. I personally dislike the look of the crossovers, so I like the bigger more boxy look of the larger vehicles.

Cons: For the gas mileage you save, which is not that much I prefer the room of the Expedition over this Explorer. Although it rides nice, and handles wonderfully, there is quite a bit less room inside and you do sacrifice the comfort of that larger vehicle.

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2005 Ford Explorer XLS Sport V6 4WDReview
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Great Suv — I love everything about my SUV ... except for the plastic that is on the bottom of the driver seat. When you get in and out of the vehicle it cinches the material which will continue to tear. Ford made a bad design with this, just my opinion....

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Love this SUV...

Cons: Driver seat rips near plastic handle

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2005 Ford Explorer XLT Sport V6 4WDReview
Eric writes:
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Nice Family Car Dependable — Gas mileage is only 13 mpg so far been pretty easy to work on dependable nice looking roomy on my second one this is for a 2005 I have also owned a 2002 and probably will buy another one bought the 2005 wrecked and fixed it

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Pretty reliable

Cons: Only 13 miles per gallon

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2005 Ford Explorer XLT V6 4WDReview
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Great Ford Explorer — I've enjoyed this car as my daily drive for about a year. It has been reliable and functional without any problems. The 4.0 V6 is adequate but would prefer a V8 in the future. All the options, for the price I paid, made this a no-brainer purchase!

Pros: Reliable, Cargo Capacity, Low Maintenance Cost through 100,000 miles

Cons: Gas Mileage

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2005 Ford Explorer XLS Sport V6 4WDReview
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Great Vehicle — nice vehicle, very roomy, luggage rack comes in handy, very comfortable seats, driver side air bag, passenger air bag, side air bags, lots of room in the back, very nice smooth ride, rear door opens like a hatch bag also

Pros: Sharp looking car, great ride and handling,

Cons: no negatives

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2005 Ford Explorer XLT V8 4WDReview
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My Ride — Drive is nice, gas milage is a bit low but the auto 4WD plays that part and gets better in the summer months, lots of room with seating for 7. Breaking is good as well as the acceleration. Stereo system is good. Exterior styling is modern.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Lots of room and great in wet or slippery weather conditions.

Cons: Gas milage

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2005 Ford Explorer Limited V8Review
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Again Its Awesome — its a beast....rolling with a 4.6L V8 , a custom tune, true dual exhaust and a cold air intake its like a big mustang. a little scary around corners at high speed but otherwise its awesome....more mods to come like underdrive pullies until i can afford a supercharger....and then after that possibly a 4.6L DOHC 32V....

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: its awesome

Cons: nothing

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